Transportation and technology – so interlinked it’s almost impossible to plan for tomorrow

As local government leaders finalize fiscal year budgets, many are even more focused on long-range transportation planning. That’s because transportation planning is much harder than planning next year’s budget. How do government officials plan for transportation costs considering the fact that the technology that will be required in three, five or 10 years is still […]

Read More »

New transportation solution? Cities seem to think so!!

Look! Up in the sky… It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s – a gondola??? Facing the dilemma of monstrous traffic congestion and horrific cost projections for expansion and maintenance of roadways, some municipal officials are looking to the skies for relief.  City leaders throughout the U.S. are giving serious consideration to the possibility of […]

Read More »

New rule to speed federal regulatory processes could ramp up interest in transportation P3s

A federal Infrastructure Plan still languishes a year and a half after it was touted as “coming very soon” by the Trump administration.  However, one key segment of the plan got a boost this week from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). A final rule was issued that agency officials say offers “new, experimental procedures” designed to encourage greater […]

Read More »

Best to watch this $70 billion marketplace…

Outdated, technologically challenged and overcrowded – that pretty much describes the majority of airports in the U.S. But change is imminent and a huge new marketplace is evolving. To make critical upgrades and much-needed expansions, airports are expected to spend $70 billion over the next three years. The average American airport is approximately 40 years […]

Read More »

Ready for autonomous cars? If not, get ready quickly!!

Ready or not, self-driving cars are on our streets.  New and disruptive automotive technology is destined to change lives, laws, industries and major sectors of our economy. But first…self-driven cars must be tested and that’s the stage we are experiencing now. Concerns over the safety of autonomous vehicles increased in January when an Uber test […]

Read More »